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We have a new TV Channel – GO! is here, content goes live on 9 August

By johnboy - 5 August 2009 27

If you re-scan your digital tuner you’ll notice that a new channel has popped up on number 88 here in Canberra.

It’s the eagerly anticipated “GO!”, operated by Channel Nine, which seem to be where they plan to put all the shows that might actually get me watching that network for more than local news.

From the blurb site:

    GO! will be bringing the young, and young at heart, more choice and entertainment than ever before.

    Typical programs on GO! will be favourites such as Gossip Girl, The Hills, FRINGE, Terminator – Sarah Connor Chronicles, Weeds, The Wire, Survivor, The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, Hell’s Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares, CSI and hit comedy series Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm.

    Later this year, GO! will broadcast the most anticipated new show of the US television season Vampire Diaries.

What’s Your opinion?


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27 Responses to
We have a new TV Channel – GO! is here, content goes live on 9 August
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Mrshmellowman 4:39 pm
05 Aug 09
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Any word on whether TranAct TV will be carrying it?

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AG Canberra 4:46 pm
05 Aug 09
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Wanting to watch The Bachelor and Bachelorette? Johnboy – that says so much about you….

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johnboy 4:54 pm
05 Aug 09
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More interested in The Wire and Weeds.

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Dazzlar 5:04 pm
05 Aug 09
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Weeds went wierd. I’d watch Curb Your Enthusiasm, the rest is crap.

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VikingWizardEyes 5:44 pm
05 Aug 09
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WooHoo Survivor!!!

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aronde 5:57 pm
05 Aug 09
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Is it a HD channel? It is not coming up on the rescan of my SD box but I could be doing something wrong. It does not seem to mention it being HD on the Go website though.

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missalli 5:58 pm
05 Aug 09
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I love Weed’s.. Just finished watching season 3…When did/does it turn weird?

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aronde 6:05 pm
05 Aug 09
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missalli said :

I love Weed’s.. Just finished watching season 3…When did/does it turn weird?

The current one which is series 5.

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Thoroughly Smashed 6:54 pm
05 Aug 09
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This popped up in my digital tuner the other day without any user intervention, but if that’s typical programming… oh dear.

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Ozi 7:11 pm
05 Aug 09
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The Wire is excellent: very good to see a channel in Australia showing it.

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misshelly 7:15 pm
05 Aug 09
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I really need to get with the times and get digital TV stuffs… 😛

I’d be liking this channel I think, and I want Ch10 One for F1, hell I’d even like to be able to get ABC2 for when I miss Spicks and Specks.

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AndyC 7:18 pm
05 Aug 09
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Also looks like Chuck – a pretty funny series will be shown at some stage….I’m kinda surprised no networks picked it up earlier.

What really surprises me is how quickley Ch 9 / Win have brought this new channel online – it was only announced a couple of months back and it’s up and running. Compare that with Channel 7 / Prime and 10 / Southern Cross’ efforts and it puts them to shame. (and I hate giving Win credit for anything. I believe their local news is still broadcast in 4×3 for most of Australia…)

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Art 7:21 pm
05 Aug 09
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aronde said :

Is it a HD channel? It is not coming up on the rescan of my SD box but I could be doing something wrong. It does not seem to mention it being HD on the Go website though.

HD and Go are separate channels. The HD channel though has been taken of the air to be “rebuilt”. I would suspect that Go and WIn SD will be stand along channels and the HD channel will simulcast programs from each channel in HD at different times.

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Holden Caulfield 7:31 pm
05 Aug 09
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Sounds like FOX8 for cheapskates. 😛

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bannister 8:40 pm
05 Aug 09
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I am outraged by this.

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